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Wülfershausen upon Saale Municipality Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Wülfershausen an der Saale Municipality, Landkreis Rhön-Grabfeld, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Wülfershausen upon Saale Municipality municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 7 Nov 2021
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Wülfershausen upon Saale Municipality

Wülfershausen Banner

It is a white-blue-yellow vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Nov 2021

Wülfershausen Coat of Arms

Shield parted abased per fess; above Gules a kettle issuant Or, issuant from kettle a praying nimbed saint Argent; beneath Azure a bend Argent charged with three annulets Azure.
The saint is St. Vitus, the local patron saint. The lower part displays the family arms of Bishop Julius Echter of Mespelbrunn (1573 - 1617).
Source: Klaus Reder: Unterfränkisches Wappenbuch, CD-R, Würzburg 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Nov 2021

The arms were granted by Julius Echter of Mespelbrunn on 5 June 1575 and confirmed on 21 October 1970 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Nov 2021

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